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HPE Area

Health and Physical Education Area

This program prepares students in the area of Health & Physical Education. Many students outside the state of Kentucky choose to do teaching certification in their state of residency rather than choosing the Secondary Education Minor.


Course Offerings

Health and Physical Education Area: 52 Hours

Core Requirements: 47 Hours

Take each course on this list:
HP 200 Healthful Living 3
HP 201 History and Philosophy of Health, Physical Education and Sport 3
HP 212 Introduction to Rhythmic Movement 2
HP 230 Kinesiology and Physiology for HP Professionals 3
HP 234 Safety in Sport and Physical Activity 2
HP 251 Teaching Sports Skills I 2
HP 252 Teaching Sports Skills II 2
HP 300 Principles of Strength Training and Condition (Prereq:BIO221 or HP230) 3
HP 302 Assessment of Physical Activity 3
HP 305 Community and Consumer Health 3
HP 310 Nutrition 3
HP 320 Human Sexuality, Education, and Society 3
HP 321 School Health, Physical Education, and Recreation P-5 3
HP 380 Motor Learning 3
HP 391 Adapted Physical Education 3
HP 411 Teaching Health and Physical Education 5-12 3

Choose one course from this list:
HP 430 Psychology of Sport 3
HP 360 Gender and Diversity Issues 3

Electives: 5 Hours

Standard Courses:
Choose one course from this list:
HP 250 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (P rereq: BIO221 or HP230) 3
HP/CHS 351 Christian Coaching 3
HP 355 Stress Management 3
HP 375 Current Issues and Trends in Sport 3
HP 415 Ethics in Sport 3
HP 444 Sport Policy and Governance 3
HP 480 Special Topics 3

Coaching Courses:
Choose one course from this list:
HP 312 Coaching Theory of Baseball 2
HP 322 Coaching Theory of Basketball 2
HP 335 Coaching Theory of Volleyball 2
HP 342 Coaching Theory of Football 2
HP 345 Coaching Theory of Softball 2
HP 354 Coaching Theory of Soccer 2
HP 365 Coaching Theory of Tennis 2